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::: nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
::: philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: surpass - exceed
::: dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
::: saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: recline - lie down